Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?

Bible References

Hath not

James 1:9
Now the believer of humble means should take pride in his high position.
Isaiah 14:32
How will they respond to the messengers of this nation? Indeed, the Lord has made Zion secure; the oppressed among his people will find safety in her.
Isaiah 29:19
The downtrodden will again rejoice in the Lord; the poor among humankind will take delight in the Holy One of Israel.
Zephaniah 3:12
I will leave in your midst a humble and meek group of people, and they will find safety in the Lord's presence.
Zechariah 11:7
So I began to shepherd the flock destined for slaughter, the most afflicted of all the flock. Then I took two staffs, calling one "Pleasantness" and the other "Binders," and I tended the flock.
Matthew 11:5
The blind see, the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the poor have good news proclaimed to them.
Luke 6:20
Then he looked up at his disciples and said: "Blessed are you who are poor, for the kingdom of God belongs to you.
Luke 9:57
As they were walking along the road, someone said to him, "I will follow you wherever you go."
Luke 16:22
"Now the poor man died and was carried by the angels to Abraham's side. The rich man also died and was buried.
John 7:48
None of the rulers or the Pharisees have believed in him, have they?
1 Corinthians 1:26
Think about the circumstances of your call, brothers and sisters. Not many were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were born to a privileged position.
2 Corinthians 8:9
For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that although he was rich, he became poor for your sakes, so that you by his poverty could become rich.

The

James 1:12
Happy is the one who endures testing, because when he has proven to be genuine, he will receive the crown of life that God promised to those who love him.
Exodus 20:6
and showing covenant faithfulness to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.
1 Samuel 2:30
Therefore the Lord, the God of Israel, says, 'I really did say that your house and your ancestor's house would serve me forever.' But now the Lord says, 'May it never be! For I will honor those who honor me, but those who despise me will be cursed!
Proverbs 8:17
I love those who love me, and those who seek me find me.
Matthew 5:3
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.
Luke 6:20
Then he looked up at his disciples and said: "Blessed are you who are poor, for the kingdom of God belongs to you.
Luke 12:32
"Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father is well pleased to give you the kingdom.
1 Corinthians 2:9
But just as it is written, "Things that no eye has seen, or ear heard, or mind imagined, are the things God has prepared for those who love him."
2 Timothy 4:8
Finally the crown of righteousness is reserved for me. The Lord, the righteous Judge, will award it to me in that day -- and not to me only, but also to all who have set their affection on his appearing.

General references

Exodus 23:6
"You must not turn away justice for your poor people in their lawsuits.
Isaiah 26:6
It is trampled underfoot by the feet of the oppressed, by the soles of the poor."
Matthew 6:20
But accumulate for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and thieves do not break in and steal.
Luke 22:29
Thus I grant to you a kingdom, just as my Father granted to me,
James 2:15
If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacks daily food,

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